COMPOSING THE WORLD
WE LONG TO LIVE IN
Composers from Urbana, Illinois,
and West Harlem
at St. Mary's Episcopal Church,
October 10 & 13
Neighborhood! presents Composing The World We
Long To Live In, an inspiring free concert of
visionary music by composers from the School for
Designing a Society in Urbana, Illinois, and members
of the St Mary's Gospel Choir, Wednesday October 13
at 7:30 pm at St Mary's Episcopal Church, 521 West
126th Street, ∏ block west of Amsterdam, near the #1
subway (125th Street stop) and the M104 bus (127th
Street stop). A reception will follow. For more
information, please call 212-222-2101.
The public is also warmly invited to take part in
the creative process in a free open rehearsal at St
Mary's on Sunday October 10 from 1-3 pm.
The composers, Elizabeth Adams, Jacob Barton, Mark
Enslin, Andrew Heathwaite, Susan Parenti, Lysander
Puccio, and the
St. Mary's Gospel Choir, will all perform, along
with the Orfeo Duo (Vita Wallace, violin, and
Ishmael Wallace, piano), actor Keith McKinney, and
the Hullabaloo Chorus.
What a Neighborhood! is a concert
series founded in 2003 by the Orfeo Duo. It
celebrates Morningside Heights and West Harlem
primarily by showcasing the music of living local
composers, developing grassroots support for their
work and drawing neighbors together.